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Built with the blue-laser diode of a dismantled Casio Green Slim projector, the $200 Spyder III is the world's most powerful portable laser. It can permanently blind you and set your skin—or anything else, really—on fire almost instantly.

The Spyder III, the World's Most Powerful Portable Laser, Is a Real Life Lightsaber"With greater power comes the need for greater responsibility." That's actually what Wicked Lasers, the mad geniuses behind the Spyder III, wrote to us in an email describing this terrifying piece of technology. They wanted to make one thing very clear: this is not merely a laser pointer, and it's certainly not a toy. What it is, really, is a weapon.
MOTHER OF GRAVY.
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Same laser that reads blu-ray discs?

The day someone invents a plasma sword, I will be happy. A true light saber. ...Would probably have to be nuclear powered.
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Same laser that reads blu-ray discs?

The day someone invents a plasma sword, I will be happy. A true light saber. ...Would probably have to be nuclear powered.
You must not have read the article.
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You must not have read the article.
Or even the quote.
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MOTHER OF GRAVY.
I'll take fries with that.
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$200 for a weapon that sets skin on fire. I'm down. Would make a good person defense weapon.
    
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...Actually, I did. The seriousness of my post was looked over. Or lack, there of. Sorry.

What is the point of that thing, though? Starting random fires? Burning neighbors pesky animals?

Hmm... Maybe I should actually get one...
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I now really, really want one of these to be a companion to my little green laser (also from wicked lasers).
    
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Must show this to my chemistry teacher !

$200 for a "lightsaber", that thing's lethal.
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